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Over years of experience utilizing sixsigma
manufacturing in a measurably streamlined, qualitydriven manner and
kaizen continuous process improvement to eL.inate wasted resources
to drive technological solutions in program management, development,
testing and web marketing across multiple product lifecycles.
Known best for abilities to strategize,
innovate, motivate and execute while leveraging preexisting tools /
APIs to maximize development time, preventing effort duplication and
mitigating risks to stay on schedule.
Technology Strategist UrbanVine
LLC Seattle, WA is a tech startup that aspires to
bring together small businesses to enforce selfsustaining local microeconomies
through an online solution done in HTML, PHP, MySQL and other opensource
Formulated business plan
through detailed data analysis of industry trends with respect to product
planning, development and marketing.
Created fundamental software
architecture and business requirements through user behavioural analysis,
customer research and marketing trending to produce an extensible system.
Screened and recruited staff
based on core competencies, potential for future growth and autonomous
yet datadriven decisionmaking.
Evangelized and promoted
product to generate buzz and familiarize potential customers with next
Secured, outlined details
and milestones for contracts with customers to provide additional working
capital to facilitate company growth.
Leveraged open source code
including Google, Yahoo, Live and Facebook APIs, Drupal and DotProject.net
to quickly deploy/implement desirable already existing functionality
in a timely manner.
Produced streamlined and
prioritized software specifications and test plans unit, functional,
state, endtoend for handoff to development based on milestones and
Manager for Microsoft Office Communicator
Communicator Redmond, WA is one of many
unified communications C++ clientserver product family
that brings together instant messaging, voice over IP, video conferencing
and rich collaboration tools including desktop, application and data
sharing. OC also integrates with many other Microsoft products including
SharePoint and Exchange.
Increased visibility and
utility of a platformlevel data collaboration service by % through
integration with other Microsoft products, powering other OC features
and mitigating underlying interrelease capability detection flaws.
Designed and managed the
implementation of features to utilize % less userinterface UI real
estate while being significantly more intuitive to use as proven by
independent user research laboratory experiments with live users,
customer feedback and forum feedback.
Defined a business process
to for requesting, tracking, utilizing and deprecating creative asset
usage across multiple product releases in the hopes of reducing overhead
Completed technical software
specifications for different features with the mutual agreement of
over different team members in vendor, internal crossfeature
and external product teams to take all identifiable dependencies
into account prior to initiating development.
Managed different field
specializations per feature to optimize performance, operation, compliance
and serviceability of a feature resulting in highquality, stable and
efficient code as well as robust, scalable, secure, highbusiness valued
and globalized features.
Ensured that proposed design,
process and feature optimizations would enable significant improvements
in performance, scalability, security, and/or reliability while yielding
sufficient business benefit and improving the customer/partner/client
Drove daily meetings as SCRUM
master to ensure work items for development and testing would be met
on schedule, prevent blockages and to quickly identify potential risks
and slippages requiring escalation.
Software Architect / Developer / Tester for
Mobile ERP Helper
Software DollardDesOrmeaux, Canada is a
VB/.NET/SQL enterprise resource planning ERP system that specializing
in managing workflows for the metallurgy industry.
Designed software using suitable
architectural and C design patterns to best address performance, crossplatform,
data retrieval, scalability, security and usability requirements for
Windows Mobile and Windows CE.
Interviewed customers to
gather business requirements for developing a handheld mobile barcode
scanner requiring little to no training, that was robust, intuitive
and transmitted data in realtime while giving meaningful warning and
Facilitated the team’s
testdriven design and development effort by diagrammatically creating
a robust finite state machine to describe the overall behavior of the
Increased customer’s inventory
and manufacturing productivity by % due to decreased dependence
on upper management, increased speed of data entry and convenience of
Software Developer for CitySpeak
/ OBX Labs Montreal, Canada is an organization that specializes in
experimental creative visual art projects related to text, voice and
SMS. CitySpeak was developed in Java Swing and other opensource languages/scripts
over a proprietary library.
Resolved a fatal memory leak
that would cause the system to either stall or crash within minutes
or GB of leakage due to over circular dependencies, hundreds of
improperly destroyed objects & countless anonymous inner classes
from poor programming techniques.
Mapped out all software object
dependencies in a proprietary library with over classes using UML
& class diagrams in order to determine that over % of all bugs
logged were related to faults discovered in the library.
Proved inefficiencies of
the existing product by designing and implementing a prototype of the
exact same system that used less than % of typical resource usage by
creating a more refined library and obeying proper engineering practices
including GRASP, Gang of Four, and design patterns.
Used several design/architectural
patterns e.g. SubjectObserver, Strategy, Factory, Singleton, ClientServer,
Controller, Ntiered Layering to improve and refactor legacy code
in a more readable and extensible manner.
Demonstrated products at
various art venues and exhibitions to promote buzz and wordofmouth
Quality Assurance Specialist for Nuance
Communications Montreal, Canada is a company that specializes in voice
recognition software and is the result of several merger/acquisitions
including ScanSoft, SpeechWorks, Locus Dialog, Dictaphone and Dragon.
Increased test case coverage
from % to % using UI test automation, white/black box testing, functional
and endtoend EE testing using Java and Eclipse
Rendered the received plan
from % to % complete to include test cases from two independent
Assisted in localization
testing via multilingual input, i.e. French Canada & France, Chinese
Taiwan, Spanish Chile
Trained the new test lead
using a compilation of selfdiscovered information distributed across
the company outlining installation procedures, documentation / testing
standard & deployment techniques.
Financial Services Canada Montreal, Canada is one of international
branches of a worldwide securities trading and investment company originally
based in Texas, USA.
Embedded multiple nonMicrosoft
data sources e.g. AS/, PostGres SQL, MySQL, proprietary applications
and programming languages e.g. Perl into SharePoint through development
of customized ASP.NET drivers resulting in superior user experience,
soft realtime data procurement, authenticated login and leveraging
of SharePoint functionality.
Resolved a troubled project
in days that senior developers were unable to fix, was $,
overbudget, was months overdue and would have resulted in losing
a customer that represented % of all revenue for a particular branch.
Personally visited &
thanked by the company’s chief financial officer who flew in from
London in celebration of retaining the primary customer because of the
prototype which eventually became the baseline model for the project
which was sent back to the senior developers
Learned new programming
languages in months to facilitate SharePoint development.
Developed web scraper tool
to grab, parse and output snippets of information to SharePoint wiki
from rd party websites.
Designer & Developer
following websites were taken as temporary freelance contracts for
various individuals and small businesses.
UrbanVine Seattle, WA
ResumeGuru Seattle, WA
Wedding Redmond, WA
Avikai Spa Issaquah, WA
MLCN Solutions Blog Pierrefonds, Canada
AutoEco Montreal, Canada
Tina HaL. NotreDamedeGrace, Canada
Vivian L. MontRoyal, Canada
Restaurant Indian Curry Montreal, Canada
Used the latest web technologies
Introduced databases, blogs,
other content managers, shopping carts, sitemaps and/or indexing for
sites requiring heavy updating.
Provided search engine optimization
through meta tags, competitive analysis, social bookmarking, blogging
and content rewriting to increase both payperclick, organic keyword
hits, optimized keyword density and page ranking
Worked with customers to
determine site’s look and feel via metaphor, color and directed content
while achieving a balance in design graphical and development functional.
Created and edited digital
art / multilingual content to ensure consistency and to avoid copyright
Produced an organized backup
folder of all creative assets, code or scripts for easy handoff and
Languages/Scripts: C++, Java,
IDEs: Visual Studio, Nedit,
Eclipse, NetBeans, Rational Functional Tester
Platforms: Windows .,
, , , ME, NT, XP, CE, Mobile, Vista, Beta, Linux, Unix
Servers: MS Exchange ,
MS SharePoint / Portal MOSS, MS Groove
Database: MS SQL Server,
MySQL, SQL, PostGres SQL, Oracle, MS Access, AS/, ODBC, OLEDB, FQL
Imaging: Adobe Illustrator,
Principles: AJAX, UML, SCRUM
/ XP agile development, software engineering, systems engineering, functional
analysis, business process analysis, sales and marketing, project management,
data modeling, service oriented architecture SOA, software as a service
SaaS, Web ., electronic document management EDM, network protocols,
sigma, kaizen, software development cycle, viral marketing, pair programming,
VoIP, search engine optimization, multitiered systems, architectural
patterns, design patterns, objectoriented programming OOP, GRASP,
relational state transfer REST, artificial intelligence, heuristic
search, machine learning, sorting algorithms, runtime analysis / optimization,
social bookmarking, social networking, blogs, content management, keyword
density analysis / clouds, page ranking, site mapping, multithreading
Other: Active Directory LDAP,
MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InfoPath, Visio, Outlook, Product
Studio, TFS, Office Communicator, Communicator Web